Cheddar morning business report for March 14, 2018Posted: Updated:
There's more tariff talk from the White House. The president is reportedly considering a crackdown on China's trade practices. The taxes could be up to $60 billion on imports, mostly from the tech and telecom sectors. China currently has a nearly $400 billion trade surplus with the U.S.
YouTube is working with Wikipedia to better inform its users about conspiracy theories. The site will soon start adding 'information cues' to content that has sparked intense debate. YouTube CEO says the site is not a news organization, but wants to be delivering accurate information to users. The feature will roll out in the coming months.
And Netflix is entering the news space. The streaming service is planning to launch a '60 Minutes' style, weekly current affairs show. According to MarketWatch, Netflix wants to ensure producing a news show is a smart financial move.